Lois Marie Widlund was born on July 14, 1961, at Ft. Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Kathryn (Hartman) Widlund. She was baptized on July 14, 1961, and confirmed on Jan. 18, 1976 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Palmer. She started TMR school at the age of 8 on August 27, 1969, in Gilmore City, IA, and graduated from Pocahontas TMR class on May 25, 1982. She worked at Red Barn, later known as Genesis, in Storm Lake from Aug. 25, 1982 until March 1, 1997. Lois loved her family and friends, music, church and Sunday school. She belonged to Ruth Circle. On May 9, 2013, Lois became a resident at the Good Samaritan Society--Estherville, Iowa.
Lois is survived by her siblings Dianne (John) Porter of Spencer, IA; Charlie (Mavis) Widlund of Palmer, IA; and Lavonne (Gary) Phillips of Estherville, IA. She was preceded in death by her father Frank in 1997 and by her mother Kathryn in 2017.